Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau Hours:

Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.  Closed Noon - 1:00 pm for lunch

We will resume our normal business hours on December 1, 2020. 

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Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau
509 Front Street, Suite 1, Henry, IL 61537
mpfb@mchsi.com
Phone: 309-364-2501  Fax: 309-364-3658

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Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau News

IDOA to offer free recycling program for agrichemical containers

The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) is encouraging farmers and agrichemical facilities to save their empty agrichemical containers as they will once again be hosting free container recycling days throughout the State. Read more.

CFAP online application portal opens

Sole proprietors and single-member business entities may now apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) through an online portal. Read more.

Kate Bella awarded Crops for College Scholarship

Kate Bella is a senior at Midland High School and the President of the Midland FFA Chapter and is the daughter of Joe and Laura Bella of Lacon. Kate submitted the following to the paper, “For my future college plans, my goal is to begin by attending a community college where I hope to start my college career studying Pre-Veterinary Medicine in hopes of transferring to the University of Illinois Champaign Urbana, majoring in Veterinary Medicine. I also want to continue my involvement in the Equine Industry and helping to serve the Agriculture Community.” Congratulations Kate!

Hannah Meffert Runner Up for Crops for College Scholarship

Hannah is a senior at Midland High School and the Sentinel for the Midland FFA Chapter and is the daughter of Darrel and Carrie Meffert of Sparland. Hannah submitted the following to the paper, “I will be attending Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in the fall. I plan to major in Mechanical Engineering, so that I may be able to design and develop new equipment and technology for the Agriculture Industry.” Congratulations Hannah!

Isaac Klein is the Winner of the MPFB Scholarship

Isaac is a senior at Henry-Senachwine High School and is the son of Fred and Mary Jo Klein of Henry. Isaac submitted the following to the paper, “After I graduate from Henry-Senachwine High School, I will be attending Carroll University to become a physical therapist. I will be majoring in Exercise Science and minoring in Healthcare Administration.” Congratulations Isaac!

Robert Fecht Elected to the IAA Board

Congratulations to Bob Fecht who was elected to the Illinois Farm Bureau Board of Directors at the IAA Annual meeting this past December. He will represent District 7 which includes McLean, Marshall-Putnam, Tazewell and Woodford counties. Fecht has served as Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau President since 2014.

Jonathan Downey Elected President of MP Farm Bureau

Jonathan Downey of Putnam was elected President of the Marshall-Putnam Farm Bureau at the December meeting of the Board of Directors. Jonathan and his family own and operate a grain and livestock farm near Putnam. Other officers elected at the meeting were Barry Stutzman as Vice President, Chauntelle Biagi-Bruer as Secretary, Josh Merdian as Treasurer and Stu Durst as Assistant Treasurer.

Illinois Waterway consolidated lock closures

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has provided information on the river closures. Read more.

Plat book price reduced to $30

The cost of the anniversary edition 2019 plat books for Marshall and Putnam counties has been reduced to $30. This special edition plat book features historical maps from 1911. Books can be purchased at the M-P Farm Bureau office, the Marshall and Putnam County Courthouses, and the Soil & Water Conservation District in Henry.